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Tonopah is a former mining town in Nevada, almost equidistant between Las Vegas and Reno.

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Tonopah
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Get in[edit]

By car[edit]

  • From Las Vegas – Take US 95 north to Tonopah.
  • From Reno – Take Interstate 80 east to Fernley, then US 50 southeast to Fallon, then US 95 south to Tonopah.

By plane[edit]

Tonopah is closer to Las Vegas than Reno by 20 mi (32 km).

  • 1 Tonopah Airport (TPH IATA). General aviation airport. There are no commercial flights. Tonopah Airport (Q6588700) on Wikidata Tonopah Airport on Wikipedia

Get around[edit]

See[edit]

  • 1 Central Nevada Museum, +1 775-482-9676. Museum dedicated to showing the town's history.
  • 2 Tonopah Historic Mining Park, 110 Burro St, +1 775-482-9274. 9:00am-5:00pm (closed on legal holidays). Museum dedicated to the history of the town's silver mining. Adults: $5, seniors: $3, students: $4, children under 7 and veterans: Free.
  • 3 Old Tonopah Cemetery, 940 N Main St.

Do[edit]

  • Stargaze (end of Ray Tennant Dr). Gaze at the heavens at Clair Blackburn Memorial Stargazing Park.

Gambling[edit]

If you win...

Chances are that, if you win it big in Tonopah and you are not a U.S. citizen your winnings will be subject to a 30% withholding tax from the Internal Revenue Service. That $10,000 slot winning can dwindle quite quickly if that is taken off the top. Not to worry though: you can reclaim your gambling winnings tax through a 1042-S form. You should get this from the casino so don't lose it — it is your starting ticket to getting your gambling winnings back.

There are a few casinos dotted around the town.

  • 1 Mizpah Club Casino, 112 N Main Street, +1 775-482-3842. 24 hours. Blackjack, video poker, Texas Hold 'Em poker, and slots. The Lucky 7 slot machine has a jackpot prize of a chopper motorcycle.
  • Tonopah Station, 1137 Erie St, +1 775-482-9777. Blackjack and slots.
  • 2 Banc Club Casino, 360 N Main St, +1 775 482-5409.

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Budget[edit]

  • 1 The World Famous Clown Motel, 521 N Main St (adjacent to the Tonopah cemetery), +1 775-277-3046. A motel with a creepy clown theme. Definitely not for the faint of heart. From $36.
  • 2 National 9 Inn, 720 N Main, +1 775-482-8202. A simple budget inn, offers complimentary breakfast. From $50.

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Routes through Tonopah
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